Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 616 655
Rank change year-on-year -141 +39 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 417 706 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 378 458 607
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £33,100
90th Percentile £71,625 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,655
% change year-on-year -5.88% -0.36% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 159,903 169,601 187,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 128,846 135,977 157,397
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -143 392 £50,000 +5.26% 49
UK excluding London -31 218 £40,000 -5.88% 33
London -146 196 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East +31 69 £42,500 -10.53% 10
North of England +24 57 £38,250 +0.66% 5
Midlands -4 42 £40,000 -7.51% 5
North West +7 29 £39,000 -2.50% 1
West Midlands +8 23 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Yorkshire +32 22 £37,500 - 4
East Midlands -5 19 £40,000 -17.95% 3
East of England -8 15 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West +2 14 £40,000 -8.05% 7
Scotland -5 13 £35,250 -17.06%
Wales - 9 £37,500 - 2
North East - 6 £38,750 -

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 241 (57.79%) Business Analysis
2 173 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (26.38%) Finance
4 85 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (19.66%) Project Management
6 59 (14.15%) Degree
7 57 (13.67%) SQL
8 55 (13.19%) SDLC
9 49 (11.75%) User Stories
10 48 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (11.27%) Waterfall
12 46 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (10.31%) Change Management
14 39 (9.35%) Retail
15 37 (8.87%) ISEB
16 36 (8.63%) PRINCE2
17 35 (8.39%) Scrum
17 35 (8.39%) Banking
18 32 (7.67%) UML
18 32 (7.67%) Microsoft
19 28 (6.71%) Use Case
19 28 (6.71%) Process Improvement
20 27 (6.47%) Translating Business Requirements
20 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
21 26 (6.24%) SharePoint
22 25 (6.00%) CRM
22 25 (6.00%) Test Scripting
23 24 (5.76%) Data Modelling
24 23 (5.52%) ITIL

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.72%) Confluence
2 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
3 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.92%) TrackWise
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.68%) Office 365
1 7 (1.68%) Veeva
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.24%) Asana
4 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.24%) Force.com
4 1 (0.24%) G Suite
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.24%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Intranet
2 2 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.20%) EDMS
4 3 (0.72%) Big Data
4 3 (0.72%) Power BI
5 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.24%) MS Access
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.16%) JIRA
2 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.48%) Maven
4 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) Redmine
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (26.38%) Finance
2 39 (9.35%) Retail
3 35 (8.39%) Banking
4 17 (4.08%) Front Office
5 16 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.40%) Advertising
8 9 (2.16%) Legal
9 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.96%) Law
11 4 (0.96%) Marketing
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
12 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.72%) Games
12 3 (0.72%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Military
13 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.40%) XML
2 8 (1.92%) .NET
2 8 (1.92%) HTML
3 6 (1.44%) EDI
4 5 (1.20%) REST
5 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.48%) FpML
5 2 (0.48%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.24%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.24%) HTML5
6 1 (0.24%) JTS
6 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.60%) Derivative
4 15 (3.60%) Fintech
4 15 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.64%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.68%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.44%) Equities
8 5 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) FMCG
9 3 (0.72%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.72%) User Experience
10 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) Online Games
10 2 (0.48%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.24%) Android
1 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.24%) Linux
1 1 (0.24%) Windows
1 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (57.79%) Business Analysis
2 173 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (19.66%) Project Management
5 55 (13.19%) SDLC
6 49 (11.75%) User Stories
7 48 (11.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 46 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (10.31%) Change Management
11 36 (8.63%) PRINCE2
12 35 (8.39%) Scrum
13 32 (7.67%) UML
14 28 (6.71%) Process Improvement
14 28 (6.71%) Use Case
15 27 (6.47%) Translating Business Requirements
16 25 (6.00%) CRM
16 25 (6.00%) Test Scripting
17 24 (5.76%) Data Modelling
18 23 (5.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.67%) SQL
2 11 (2.64%) C#
3 4 (0.96%) Java
4 3 (0.72%) VBA
5 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.48%) C
5 2 (0.48%) C++
5 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (14.15%) Degree
2 37 (8.87%) ISEB
3 13 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.92%) IIBA
5 5 (1.20%) APMP
5 5 (1.20%) CFA
5 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.96%) CBAP
6 4 (0.96%) HND
6 4 (0.96%) PMP
7 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.32%) QA
2 12 (2.88%) PMO
3 8 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 8 (1.92%) GxP
4 3 (0.72%) MiFID
4 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) Basel II
5 2 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 2 (0.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.48%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 32 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.36%) SAP
3 12 (2.88%) Oracle
4 10 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.72%) hybris
5 3 (0.72%) Infor
6 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.48%) Baan
6 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.48%) Demandware
6 2 (0.48%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.48%) PTC
7 1 (0.24%) Casewise
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos
7 1 (0.24%) Google
7 1 (0.24%) JDA
7 1 (0.24%) Murex
7 1 (0.24%) SunGard
7 1 (0.24%) Unisys
7 1 (0.24%) Workday